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Jim McKay at the Baltusrol Golf Club, lower course, in Springfield, N.J., for the 1980 U.S. Open; Jack Nicklaus won the tournament.
Sean McManus Pays Tribute to His Dad, Jim McKay
BY Jim Williams
June 13, 2013

Not only is Sean McManus the chairman of CBS Sports, he is also the son of Baltimore broadcasting legend Jim McKay, who died in 2008 at the age of 86. Jim McKay, whose last name originally was McManus, started his TV career as a member of the staff at WMAR (Ch. 2) in 1947, after CONTINUE »

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Beth El offers Jewish education through new satellite schools
BY Ron Snyder
June 13, 2013

Beth El Congregation Rabbi Faith Cantor said that in an ideal Jewish community, everyone would attend synagogue regularly, and all parents would send their children to Hebrew school. But, in today’s transient, fast-paced society, Rabbi Cantor admits that is not always plausible. In many cases, and for many reasons, getting children to Hebrew school can CONTINUE »

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Local athletes primed for 19th Maccabiah Games
BY David Snyder
June 13, 2013

From his youth programs to his college squad to the adult leagues he plays in now, Darin Segal has always laid claim as the lone Jew on his ice hockey teams. “It’s not really a Jewish ‘go-to’ sport,” Segal, 40, said. Therein lies the beauty, at least in part, of the Maccabiah Games. When the CONTINUE »

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Start-up website Foodem.com offers efficient way for food operators, distributors to do business
BY Ron Snyder
June 13, 2013

Harry Kozlovsky, a local information technology professional and businessman, said the key to any successful start-up is identifying a need in the marketplace and establishing a business to fill that need. That was the motivation for him to get behind Foodem.com, a website that launched in 2010 where bulk food purchasers such as restaurants, hotels CONTINUE »

BY David Snyder
June 13, 2013

Fan violence at sporting events is disgusting, immature and unacceptable. And now, not even Oriole Park at Camden Yards can say it’s immune to it. On Wednesday May 29, 25-year-old Hagerstown resident Matthew Fortese, out on a second date, attended an Orioles-Nationals game wearing a New York Yankees hat. It’s doubtful that he ever could CONTINUE »